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Sydney resident to further basketball career with Mount Saint Vincent University

Adam Callaghan of the Sydney Academy Wildcats, middle, works his way to the rim as he's pressured by Millwood Knights players Morgan Rae, left, and Zach Duke during play at the Governors Pub and Eatery Wildcat Invitational basketball tournament at Sydney Academy gym on Friday. The host Wildcats won the game 88-79. They on Saturday they overcame a 21-point deficit to win their semifinal match 84-81 over Lockview before claiming victory in the championship match with an 81-80 win over Upper Tantallon’s Sir John A. MacDonald. The Glace Bay Panthers defeated Millwood 73-66 to win the tournament’s fifth-place game.
Adam Callaghan of the Sydney Academy Wildcats, middle, works his way to the rim as he's pressured by Millwood Knights players Morgan Rae, left, and Zach Duke during tournament play this past season. JEREMY FRASER/CAPE BRETON POST
SYDNEY, N.S. —

A Cape Breton basketball player will continue his career in the Atlantic Collegiate Athletic Association next season.

Adam Callaghan was recently recruited by Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax for the 2020-21 season.

The Sydney product played his high school basketball with the Sydney Academy Wildcats

In 11 regular-season games, Callaghan led the Wildcats in points, averaging 17.7 points per game, finishing the year with 195 points.

Callaghan is the younger brother of Cape Breton Capers player Jason Callaghan who finished his second season in the Atlantic University Sport in March.

The start date for the ACAA basketball season was not announced at press time.

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